All the chorus parts were delivered with great attention to detail capturing the drama and poignancy in equal measure under the direction of Dr Padmore’s brisk tempi which kept the performance vibrant and engaging throughout.
WN Wakefield Express
The Royal College of Music orchestra was under the resourceful control of Andrew Padmore.
Conducted by the “energetic and inspirational Dr Andrew Padmore” the Yorkshire Chamber Choir was on sparkling form for the choral highlight of the summer. Mozart’s Requiem proved a popular choice as classic music lovers flocked to Wakefield Cathedral.
DD - Wakefield Express
The guest conductor was Dr Andrew Padmore, who established a lively tempo and was obviously in full command of all his forces. The performance never flagged and the attack from both choir and orchestra was most impressive.
DCW - Evening Telegraph
Andrew Padmore, their skilful conductor, with great energy and dynamic control steered them through all hazards to a triumphant conclusion.
AdeF - Cork Examiner
It was a joy to hear the Chapter House Choir and to watch Andrew Padmore’s hands shaping the music so elegantly.
JR - York Evening Press
Under the astute and vigorous training of their Director Andrew Padmore, the capacity audience were soon aware of a very special experience: Padmore shaped the music with obvious delight. … conductor Andrew Padmore drives his choir with the sure control of an expert.
PS - Yorkshire Post
He coaxed remarkable tonal & dynamic variety from the choir … … the keen motivating force of conductor Andrew Padmore.
RC - Yorkshire Post
Mr Padmore clearly knows his own mind and gives decisive direction without undue histrionics.
MD - Yorkshire Post
The stamp of his artistic personality is strongly evident in such matters as the ravishing tone, clear enunciation, the shaping of climaxes and the equally important diminuendos.
DW - Yorkshire Post
Andrew Padmore is one of the most talented conductors to perform in Singapore.
CWF - The Straits Times
Mr. Padmore’s direction was exact, concise and always helpful.